Student Profile

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Benjamin Thomas

Graduated: Foundation Degree Horticulture with Landscape Construction
Nationality: British
Occupation: Landscaper

Why did you choose to study at Writtle University College?
Writtle offered the opportunity to learn practical landscape construction skills alongside gaining knowledge of horticulture.

What does Writtle University College mean to you?
Having a Foundation degree in Horticulture with Landscape Construction from Writtle College has enabled me to join an award winning landscaping company as a Landscaper, rather than being employed as an apprentice labourer and working my up.

What did/ do you particularly enjoy about your course?
Writtle offered the opportunity to learn practical landscape construction skills alongside gaining knowledge of horticulture.

My Current Job
Currently I work as a Landscaper with Lanwarne Landscapes.

Future Plans
I see myself becoming an expert in all aspects of landscape construction and potentially becoming a site foreman with the company as it grows in the future.